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Stateside: Sen. Stabenow on mental health, COVID relief; pioneering Black suffragette Lottie Wilson

Senator Debbie Stabenow discusses the Democratic House leaders' proposed aid package that has opposition from top Republicans Senators.
Senator Debbie Stabenow discusses the Democratic House leaders' proposed aid package that has opposition from top Republicans Senators.

Stateside for Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Today on Stateside, a conversation with Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) about making mental health accessible and the future of the Senate under President-elect Biden. Plus, a look at the history of some notable Black Michiganders—from the pre-Civil War era to the suffrage movement.

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Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.

Sen. Stabenow talks about government responsibility in combating mental illnessStateside’s conversation with Debbie Stabenow

  • Debbie Stabenow is a Democratic Senator from Michigan.


What life was like for African Americans in Michigan before the Civil War

Stateside's conversation with Anna-Lisa Cox and Déanda Johnson

  

  • Anna-Lisa Cox is a historian and non-resident fellow at the Hutchins Center at Harvard University. She’s the author of The Bone and Sinew of the Land: America’s Forgotten Pioneers and the Struggle for Equality.
  • Déanda Johnson is a historian with the National Park Service.
  • This segment originally aired on Oct. 23, 2020.


Well done, sister suffragette! The story of getting the vote with Michigan’s Lottie Wilson

Stateside's conversation with Jillian Reese

  

  •  Jillian Reese is curator of exhibits at the Michigan History Center. 
  • This segment originally aired on Sept. 22, 2020.

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Stateside: Sen. Stabenow on mental health, COVID relief; pioneering Black suffragette Lottie Wilson
Stateside: Sen. Stabenow on mental health, COVID relief; pioneering Black suffragette Lottie Wilson
Stateside: Sen. Stabenow on mental health, COVID relief; pioneering Black suffragette Lottie Wilson